Thunderstorms and heavy rain to ease in Auckland and Hawkes Bay
Flooded areas in Auckland's North Shore will soon drain away as scattered thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected to head east in the next few hours.
This follows a rain hammering in the morning which saw Albany get 60mm of rain...
Victim's mum anger at Shortland Street actor Lee Rene Naufahu
The mother of a woman who was indecently assaulted by former Shortland Street actor Lee Rene Naufahu says her daughter will never return to modelling or acting because it had shattered her daughter's trust in the industry.
Sewage soils Auckland beaches after thunderstorms and torrential rain
Two Auckland beaches have been soiled with sewage after torrential rain earlier today caused flash floods and chaos on the North Shore.
A wastewater overflow was detected by Auckland Council after the heavy downpour.
Two swim alerts...
Second man Saul Brendon Roberts guilty of defrauding government-funded disabilities trust
A second man accused of defrauding a government-funded trust which helps people with intellectual disabilities has pleaded guilty.
Saul Brendon Roberts changed his plea today in the High Court at Auckland to all five charges he faced.
Cars trapped, homes awash as massive storm cell floods North Shore - and it's not over yet
Motorists were stranded in swamped vehicles and more than a dozen homes were awash after a storm cell unleashed a torrent of rain on an Auckland suburb this morning.
The storm cell, which hit Rosedale on the North Shore just after...
America's Cup base row takes a new twist
The America's Cup base row has taken a new twist with a claim that a court case could trip up a plan by Economic Development Minister David Parker to house the syndicates on Wynyard Point.
Sail-Word.com reported yesterday that Parker's...